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New York City / Afghan Demonstration, Illegal Aliens #305994

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1985
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(Studio) New York City demonstration in support of Afghan hunger strikers, detained by authorities after entering United States illegally, reported; details given, scenes shown. No. Afghans awaiting decision by immigration officials noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Status of Afghan refugees seeking asylum in United States examined. [July 3, 1983, Secretary of State George SHULTZ - claims unity with Afghans.] Refugees said interpreting such stmts. as open invitations to come to US. [REFUGEE - had thought freedom from communists would be found in US.] Odyssey of one family detailed. [Assistant secretary state Elliott ABRAMS - defs. government's attitude.] Implications of government's construction of massive prison complex for illegal aliens considered.

Rabel, Ed;
Schieffer, Bob

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